Found February 17, 2012 on nhl.com:
PLAYERS: Joel Ward
TEAMS: Washington Capitals
Nashville_predators_v_e32b
ARLINGTON, Va. – Caps Red Line (CRL) presented by GEICO is back for its fourth season with Episode 2 on Comcast SportsNet on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 9 a.m. The second episode of this fast-paced, behind-the-scenes show offers an inside look at ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Ex-Caps star calls out Ovechkin

Former longtime Washington Capitals goaltender and fan favorite Olaf Kolzig Wednesday criticized current captain Alex Ovechkin's work ethic and suggested he needed to get away from his "rock star status." Ovechkin, who became the only player to be named to the NHL First All-Star Team in each of his first five seasons, is posting numbers well below his career averages...

Saturday Faceoff: Will Caps make playoffs?

Before the season, the Washington Capitals were viewed by many as a Stanley Cup favorite. Now they are fighting for their playoff lives as the stretch run approaches. Will the Caps turn it around and make the playoffs? Alexander and Tab debate…Ovechkin and company will find a way into the danceBy Alexander MonaghanWith Friday’s win, the Washington Capitals now sit two points...

Olie Kolzig calls out Ovechkin – and he is right

Former Washington Capitals goalie Olie Kolzig had some strong words on Wednesday about his ex-teammate Alexander Ovechkin’s work ethic, or lack thereof: “For Alex, it’s a work ethic,” Kolzig said. “He just has to get back to being the way he was in his younger days and maybe not get wrapped up too much in the rock-star status that comes with being Alex Ovechkin.” ...

George McPhee: Caps 'have no interest' in trading Mike Knuble

Washington Capitals general manager George McPhee doesn't mind Mike Knuble showing some frustration about not being in the lineup. That the 39-year-old alternate captain pointed out, "You want to go somewhere where you're going to play and you're going to contribute to the team," is a sign of his competitive ...

Semin scores winner as Capitals beat Panthers 2-1

Alexander Semin scored the tiebreaking goal and Tomas Vokoun made 22 saves against his former team as the Washington Capitals beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Friday night.

Practice: Feb. 16

The Washington Capitals were on ice Thursday morning for a practice as they prepare to head out on a four-game road trip that will likely define their season.  Some updates from Kettler Capitals Iceplex: Dale Hunter kept pretty much the same lines as from Wednesday's skate, with the exception of adding Keith Aucoin to the fourth line.  The units were as follows: Ovechkin-Johansson...

Kolzig: Ovechkin needs to shed 'rock star status'

Former teammate Olaf Kolzig believes he knows what is ailing Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin. "He just has to get back to being the way he was in his younger days and maybe not get wrapped up too much in the rock star status that comes with being Alex Ovechkin," Kolzig told the Washington Post. Ovechkin is currently mired in a relatively down season. The former...

Alex Ovechkin laughs off 'rock star' criticism, while George McPhee agrees

Olie Kolzig gave a brutally honest read on ex-Washington Capitals teammate Alex Ovechkin on Wednesday, stepping so far outside the politically correct box the team is usually contained within. "For Alex, it's a work ethic," said Kolzig, now the team's associate goaltending coach. "He just has to get back to ...

No-goal call doesn't dampen Mike Knuble's night in Caps' win vs. Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. — The red light was on and Mike Knuble's arms were in the air. Back in the building he scored his last goal, all the way back on Dec. 5, the Washington Capitals alternate captain had his moment of triumph. That moment lasted perhaps 10 seconds, as his ...

Rapid Rewind: Sunrise

This was a game that the Washington Capitals had to win. And for the first time in awhile, the Capitals came up with a win in a "must-win" game, defeating the Florida Panthers by a 2-1 score inside BankAtlantic Center on Friday night. Riding goals from team Russian Sniper, Alex Ovechkin and Alexander Semin, in the third period, and 22 saves from Tomas Vokoun, who was...

Caps D Green returns after 18 games (AP)

Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green is back after missing 18 games because of an abdominal injury. Green was in the lineup Saturday night against Tampa Bay. It was just the 11th game he played in this season. Green, who had abdominal surgery last month, was sidelined early in the season by a sprained right ankle and then injured his groin in early November.

Alex Ovechkin trades slashes with Wideman, responds to Olaf Kolzig comments

(source feed provided no summary content for this entry)

Caps move within 2 points of Panthers (AP)

Alexander Semin scored the tiebreaking goal and Tomas Vokoun made 22 saves against his former team as the Washington Capitals beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Friday night. Alex Ovechkin also scored as the Capitals moved two points behind the first-place Panthers in the Southeast Division. Tomas Fleischmann scored for Florida and Jose Theodore stopped 39 shots.
Capitals News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.